Scholarships

Unlike loans, scholarships never have to be paid back. They are a great way to help pay for college. Performance-based scholarships not only assist with your financial needs, they are a reward for your hard work and distinguish you as an outstanding student.

Scholarships are available from a variety of sources; therefore, you need to be resourceful and initiate the process early each year. Typically, scholarship recipients are selected in the spring (February through May) for the upcoming academic year.

NDSCS Scholarship

NDSCS offers a general academic NDSCS Scholarship. You can automatically qualify if the following criteria are met:

  • An ACT score of 25 combined with a 3.6 GPA = $1,000
  • An ACT score in-between 22-25 with a GPA in the 3.2-3.6 range = $500

Returning students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher are especially encouraged to apply.

NDSCS Scholarship Applications are due February 1.

STEM Scholars Program

The STEM Scholars Program offers three types of scholarships up to $10,000 for students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or math related programs.

Other Scholarships

Scholarship funds are available through community groups, organizations and companies outside of NDSCS. We encourage you to explore these options.

Scholarship Searching Links and Tips

Helpful Tips when Applying for Scholarships:

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